The Dogstar, Brixton. Photos by Rubina Pabani
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April 15, 2014, No comments

The Space Now in its 17th year, The Dogstar is stylishly shabby. While the loo seat may send you sideways on broken hinges, the overall interior is endearingly dog-eared. The [...]

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Lamb and Orzo Stew

April 10, 2014, 1 Comment

By Rachel Manley Kitchen & Co is a cookbook by the lovely people behind French and Grace in Brixton Village. I’ve already written about how much ...

Review: A Light Lunch at Lido Café

April 8, 2014, 1 Comment

Restaurant reviews are a funny thing. If a place serves great food, often little else needs to be said than just that, and a review is more of a means ...

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The Joint, Brixton Village

April 4, 2014, 1 Comment

By James Eaton     Pulled pork. It’s pretty much everywhere – from trendy burger bars to branches of high street sandwich shops, strands ...

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    Mexican Fish Tacos
    March 31, 2014, 1 Comment

    Ten years ago, Mexican food in London was normally associated with sub-standard fajitas, served with bland flour tortillas, tasteless salsa, thick sour cream and a version of guacamole. And then [...]

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    Ritzy cinema human rights exhibition
    March 28, 2014, No comments

    At the Blog, we’re always interested in the creative stuff that the staff at the Ritzy are getting up to. This week they launched a photographic exhibition of their own work [...]

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    Casa Sibilla
    March 25, 2014, 2 Comments

    By Nik Speller Somebody once said that every cuisine of the world is available in London. The staff at the Finnish Embassy disagree. There isn’t a single restaurant in the [...]

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    Brindisa, Brixton
    March 21, 2014, 1 Comment

    You may have noticed something stirring under the arches on Atlantic Road recently, Spanish food experts Brindisa have come to town. Their speciality food shop opened a few weeks ago [...]

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    The Kitchen Cabinet is open
    March 4, 2014, 1 Comment

      Don’t forget to catch up on BBC Radio 4 today at 3pm to hear food show The Kitchen Cabinet coming all the way from Brixton. Recorded last Tuesday at [...]

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    Review: Lightness of Being at Fujiyama
    February 28, 2014, 1 Comment

    Time was short. My friend had 45 minutes to keep me company for dinner before he jetted off to Bikram Yoga, ambitiously hoping to meet girls while sweating excessively. We [...]